KATHMANDU, Sept 24: The main opposition Nepali Congress staged a demonstration against the government in the capital on Tuesday.

Anger on the streets

August 12, 2019 02:00 am

People are losing patience and have begun to stage demonstrations against the government for its failure to carry out vital works of road widening and maintenance on time.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Police have arrested as many as 14 individuals from Bhadrakali in the capital on Sunday when they were staging a demonstration demanding the cancellation of vacancies announced by the Public Service Commission some three months ago.

HONG KONG, July 9: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the territory’s biggest political crisis in decades was dead, admitting that the government’s work on the bill had been a “total failure”.

SARLAHI, June 30: A demonstrator was killed and another injured when police opened fire on an agitating mob in Sarlahi.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Kin of Bimala Tamang who was found hanging inside one of the rooms of Samata Hospital in the capital last Tuesday staged a demonstration outside the Metropolitan Police Circle, Gaushala on Sunday demanding fair probe into the case. The post-mortem report has stated suicide as the cause of death while the relatives of the deceased claim that she was murdered.

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PRAGUE, June 22: Prague won’t have seen anything like this since the protests of 1989 which brought down the communist regime in what was then Czechoslovakia.

KATHMANDU, June 22: A section of civil society staged a demonstration in Kathmandu on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Guthiyars (trustees) of the public Guthis (trusts) staged a massive demonstration at Maitighar Mandala on Wednesday demanding that the Guthi bill be scrapped.

HONG KONG, June 15: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades.

HONG KONG, June 12: Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial turned to violent chaos.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Public Service Preparation Ad hoc Struggle Committee has launched the agitation and pressure-oriented program here from 10:00 am today.

KATHMANDU, June 9: People on Sunday staged a demonstration at Maitighar in the capital demanding the withdrawal of the Guthi Bill registered in the National Assembly, the upper house of the Federal Parliament.

KATHMANDU, April 29: A section of conflict victims and civil society members staged demonstration in the capital on Monday demanding a credible transitional justice in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, April 15: Bibeksheel Nepali Party (BNP) on Monday staged a demonstration in front of Singhadurbar, the main administrative secretariat of the Federal Government, in protest of recently-exposed Lalita Niwas land grab case.

KATHMANDU, April 15: Bibeksheel Sajha Party (BSP) on Monday staged demonstration in front of Prime Minister’s official residence, Baluwatar in protest of Lalita Niwas land grab case.

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LONDON, Mar 9: Campaigners for gender equality took to European city streets on Friday to mark International Women’s Day with celebrations and protests, while in Turkey police fired tear gas to break up a crowd of several thousand women in Istanbul in the evening.

PARIS, Jan 19: “Yellow Vest” demonstrators gathered in the French capital on Saturday for their tenth consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s government.

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KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Police have arrested human rights activists including Krishna Pahadi on the charge of demonstrating in front of the Prime Minister’s Official Residence in Baluwatar on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Police on Thursday briefly detained 12 protestors who were trying to stage a demonstration in front of the official residence of President Bidya Bhandari in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, demanding justice for the rape and murder victim Nirmala Panta. All the protestors were released later in the afternoon.

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KATHMANDU, Dec 1: People have staged demonstration at Maitighar Mandala on Saturday, demanding justice for Nirmala Panta, a 13-year-old girl who was brutally murdered after rape in Kanchanpur.


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Cover Photo: A flock of people struggling to get through at Indrachowk in the peak hour of Dashain. Photo Shahin Sunuwar Rasaili /Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Youths have staged a demonstration in front of Singha Durbar, the main administrative hub of the country, piling pressure on government to bring the culprit behind the Nirmala rape and murder incident.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Nepal Students Union (NSU) has demonstrated at different parts of Kathmandu Valley today, demanding withdrawal of price hike in petroleum products and public transport fare during festival.

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KATHMANDU, Aug 23: The Ministry of Home Affairs has pulled back Chief District Officer of Kanchanpur district Kumar Bahadur Khadka after eight people including two police officials were injured in a clash with police in the course of protest against Nirmala rape and murder case on Thursday.

DADELDHURA, Aug 22: Locals on Wednesday took to the streets demanding stringent action against the murderer of Nirmala Panta at the district headquarters, Khalanga.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has expressed sorrow over the use of force by police in a peaceful demonstration staged by its youth wing, Tarun Dal.

KATHMANDU, July 7: A demonstraiton has been held in the capital in suport of Seninor Surgeon Dr Govinda KC who is staging a fast-unto-death demanding reforms in medical sector in Jumla since last eight days.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: A demonstration was held at Maitighar Mandala today calling for the resignation of Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli.

JANAKPUR, Jan 17: Very few cases of rape and sexual abuses reach to the court in Madhes. Most vulnerable to such abuses are victims from the poor financial background.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Solidarity for Dr KC Alliance has planned a mass demonstration in Kathmandu on Saturday, to support the hunger strike staged by Dr Govinda KC demanding reforms in the medical education sector.

KATHMANDU, July 29: People from various quarters including political parties and organizations have staged a protest rally in support of senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC in the capital on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, June 12: The Election Commission (EC) has expressed reservation over a demonstration and display of black flag against the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav in Rajbiraj, Saptari on Sunday.

Kathmandu: Vice president and Chief technology officer of ‘Water For Small Villages’, Rick Miessau from US gave a presentation on ‘The Hydraulic Ram Pump’ on Friday at Institute of Engineering (IOE), Pulchowk Campus, Pulchowk.

PARSA, June 9: Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) Chapter in Parsa today took out a demonstration in Birgunj calling for action against those misbehaving with journalists on the pretext of writing news stories.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: With an objective to draw the public's attention toward health hazards caused by increasing air pollution in the Kathmandu Valley, a peaceful demonstration was organized in Chabahil coinciding with the Shivaratri festival on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: A street protest was held in local Maitighar Mandala in the capital today, demanding proper compensation to those who are losing their property (house and land) in course of the road- widening drive.

BHIMDATTANAGAR, Feb 13: The locals displaced during the Shuklaphanta National Park expansion drive on Sunday took out a demonstration at Bhimdattanagar of demonstration.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2:   CPN-UML is all set to hit the streets against the constitution amendment registered in Parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Nine Opposition parties including main opposition CPN-UML have made preparations for organizing a mass demonstration against the constitution amendment bill registered in the parliament by the government.

TAMGHAS, Dec 10: A mass demonstration was held here today as part of the 11th day of the indefinite district-wide banda (general strike) to protest the constitution amendment bill the government registered in the parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Solidarity for Govinda KC Alliance has staged a huge demonstraton in the capital, urging the government to save the life of Dr Govinda KC on Saturday.

KCKATHMANDU, Dec 1: A huge demonstration has been staged in support of Dr Govinda KC at New Baneshwar on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: All Nepal National Free Students Union (ANNFSU), sister wing of the CPN-UML, has staged demonstrations in front of major campuses across the country on Thursday morning.

ARGHAKHANCHI, Nov 29: Students and political leaders have hit the streets in the district calling for an integrated Province -5.